Category Archives: Valentine’s Day

Catch It: Gotham Scoop 2017

Sarah Grimaud is on a mission. And when you meet her, a young lady in her thirties, with a bright and sunny smile, one is not surprised to hear of her profession. “I am a personal trainer and I care … Continue reading

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Catch It: Sweeter Still Than This

During the Valentine’s Holiday, I am drawn to the poetry in Sweeter Still Than This by Adah Louise Sutton (Copyright 1905 by The Saalfield Publishing Company). I remember a time I visited my Aunt Vinnie, who owned a summer place … Continue reading

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Catch It: Claudette

Romance is the language of love. Valentine’s Day is a vine of grapes and amore. The other evening, I was on a sentimental walk on Ninth Street with a friend. We came upon a charming place: Claudette at 24 Fifth … Continue reading

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Catch It: Windup (Hula Hoop) at NYHRC

I  remember my first blue hula hoop when I was ten-years-old. Then, on Saturday, February 1, 2014, I took a Windup (Hula Hoop) class at the New York Health & Racket Club (60 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010). … Continue reading

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Catch It: Valentine’s Memorable Days

“That was a memorable day to me, for it made great changes in me. But it is the same with any life. Imagine one selected day struck out of it, and think how different its course would have been. Pause … Continue reading

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CATCH IT: Valentine’s Amsterdam Avenue Style

Amsterdam Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side has charming restaurants, chocolatier cafes, and a “Peacefood Cafe.”  There are eateries to entice you on Valentine’s Day, and I list 18 restaurants with a subtle style on Amsterdam Avenue. Upper West Side Restaurants (73rd … Continue reading

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CATCH IT! Valentine’s Everyday: Jeffrey’s on Waverly Place

Daily, I fall in love with New York.  On Tuesday, February 8th, I fell in love with Jeffrey’s Grocery Luncheonette and Oyster Bar located at 172 Waverly Place, New York, NY  10014.  It’s nestled in Greenwich Village–a neighborhood restaurant, a … Continue reading

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